This is a Temporary, Full-time position.Category: Technical
Props assistant will; assist in construction, repair, maintenance and instillation of all set elements as described in the script, assigned by the Set/props Designer and those written into the rehearsal notes by Stage Management. Interpret drawings and designs produced in order to build prop elements for use by performers and Directors during rehearsals and full production. Assist to Source and purchase prop elements that cannot, or should not, be built for the production in house. They must be aware of the requirements of the health and safety legislation and procedures relevant to their role and be responsible for expressing any safety concerns that are observed and assisting to rectify them. Be part of the Running Crew where they may be responsible for the Pre-setting, show setting, striking, operation of, and ‘On the Fly’ fixes or repairs to specific Stage, Set, props and FX pieces during the run of the show.
This is a contract position that is full time (5 day weeks), on site in Drumheller, AB, from early May through late July. The Passion Play is not preferential to either Union or Non-Union professionals. If you have questions please do not hesitate to contact the email listed.
Salary: Negotiable based on experience
Please submit digital resumes to no later than February 26th, 2016.
The Canadian Badlands Passion Play is one of Canada’s largest outdoor theatrical events. A not for profit, charitable organization in its 23rd season, the company annually depicts the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ in dramatic form. With mixed cast of roughly 200 volunteer and professional performers, live animals and permanent middle eastern set structures on a massive outdoor stage, The Passion Play is an epic story told on an epic scale.